Tag Archives: CPT/HCPCS

Identify Coding Pitfalls to Avoid Common Claim Errors

Coding errors accounted for 8.7 percent of improper payments made by Medicare in 2018, which cost over $2.75 billion. To avoid costly denials and potential payback demands, it’s essential to review code guidelines before submitting your claims. If your practice … Continue reading

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AMA Releases 335 CPT Changes For 2019

The American Medical Association (AMA) announced the release of the 2019 Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code set on 5th Sept 2018. There are 335 code changes in the new CPT edition reflecting the CPT Editorial Panel and the health care … Continue reading

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Gastroenterology CPT and HCPCS Code Upgrades 2019

On September 5, 2018, the American Medical Association (AMA) released the 2019 CPT Code Set in an official press release. The main theme surrounding new codes, revised codes, and deleted codes is to increase specificity. This is a good time … Continue reading

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Are you constantly receiving denial code? Time to outsource podiatry medical billing and coding services

Receiving denial claims is upsetting for both medical staff and the doctor. It happens often that, that irrespective of how much one takes care of ensuring that everything is in the line and proper there’s still denial codes. When repeated … Continue reading

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How Medical Billers and Coders (MBC) changing the face of General Surgery Medical Billing?

General Surgery, in the midst of forte explicit medical procedures, has not lost its sheen, and general specialists keep on being the particular decision for various surgeries. Doing negligible obtrusive medical procedures (applying creative and progressed Robotic innovation) for more … Continue reading

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EVALUATING YOUR AMBULANCE TRANSPORTATION MEDICAL BILLING PROCEDURE

  Ambulance medical billing has been under the lens of Medicare for a very long time due to the fabrication of medical charges and unreasonable billing rates for the patients during an emergency. In September 2015, a report was released … Continue reading

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Acquaint Yourself with 9 New HCPCS Modifiers

A modifier is a two-digit numeric or alphanumeric character reported with a HCPCS code, when appropriate. Modifiers are designed to give Medicare and commercial payers additional information needed to process a claim. This includes HCPCS Level I (Physicians’ Current Procedural … Continue reading

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